Monthly Archives: January 2013

Signs You’re a Backpacker

#WhyNot

  Following yesterday’s post, this is one more way to live in 2013. #WhyNot? Life’s too short.

If you could live one year by a phrase, what would it be?

If you could live one year by a phrase, what would it be? I have often thought about this concept. To encapsulate an experience or an experience to be… 2013 for me would be: “Say it before it’s too late.” What is yours?

A List of People Injured or Killed by Guns on ‘Gun Appreciation Day’

via Gawker. Here is a list of people injured or killed by guns on ‘Gun Appreciation Day.’ Thank you to Gawker for pulling this list together. A 14-year-old suburban Atlanta boy shot and killed his 15-year-old brother while playing with their mother’s handgun. A 26 year old was shot and killed while driving in San Francisco. A woman in […]

Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model.

via TED.com. Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model. Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she’s tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don’t judge her by her looks. In this talk, she looks at the industry that made her look highly seductive at barely 16-years-old. “Saying that you want to be […]

9 States Down, 41 to Go

What began on a blind date in 1977 finally resulted in a trip to the altar. After 35 years together, a lesbian couple became the first recipients of marriage licenses as Washington State legalizes gay and lesbian marriage. Congratulations to Jane Abbott Lighty and Pete-e Petersen. 9 states down, 41 to go.

The Real Housewives of Disney

“The Real Housewives of Disney” where all the princes aren’t charming and Cinderella is a hot mess. I am still in the mourning phase of Kristen Wiig leaving Saturday Night Live, but I will sit shiva and watch this skit. This skit had some inspired moments and took us into the not-so-magical realm of sham marriages, bankruptcy, […]

David Duchovny, why don’t you love me?

Imagine a video that brings together icons: Gillian Anderson, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Pamela Anderson, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O’Donnell, Jenna Elfman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jane Leeves, Alex Trebek, KISS, and Jerry Springer. Now you understand the genius of the fan video, “David Duchovny, why don’t you love me?” Singer Bree Sharp wrote a tribute to David […]

What happens when your pets hijack your electronics

Random post for the weekend. This is what happens when your pets hijack your electronics.

Trainspotting Opening Monologue – Life Rules

“Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television. Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol and dental insurance. Choose fixed interest mortgage repayments. Choose a starter home. Choose your friends. Choose leisurewear and matching luggage. Choose a three-piece […]